Can you put slugs in an over under?
YES you can shoot slugs out of an over & under but use cylinder or improved cylinder choke tubes for best results using a smooth bore and rifled slugs.
Can my gun shoot slugs?
No, not all shotguns are meant to shoot slugs. Non-rifled (smoothbore) shotguns are meant to shoot foster style slugs. Also, be careful with shooting any type of slugs out of older shotguns, or shotguns with a choke, a choke adds restriction which may deform your barrel over time.
Can all shotguns use slugs?
Yes, all shotguns can shoot slugs within gauge (don’t shoot 20’s in a 12!). I’d change that to “Slugs should not be fired through any shotgun with a choke tighter than Modified”.
Is an over/under shotgun good for deer hunting?
You can use it for deer hunting, turkey hunting or clay shooting. If you are doing little or close-up shooting, it is a good choice. . 410 caliber is closer to a bullet but can be loaded in shotguns.
What’s the difference between slugs and buckshot?
The big advantage of using a slug is that it has a much longer effective range than buckshot. Additionally, shotgun slugs retain their energy better and typically penetrate much deeper than buckshot. A shotgun shooting a slug is also much more precise than a shotgun shooting buckshot.
Can a 12-gauge slug kill a deer?
If you can hit them that far, that’s how far you can kill a deer! The short answer however, is up to 200 yards if your shotgun can group as tight at 3-4 inches at 100 yards with the right load your gun happens to like.
What type of shotgun is best for deer hunting?
Best Shotguns for Hunting
- Remington 870.
- Weatherby SA-08.
- Winchester SXP.
- CZ USA Drake.
- Benelli Ethos.
- Browning Citori 725 Field.
- Beretta 686 Silver Pigeon.
- Benelli Super Black Eagle 3 B.E.S.T.
Can you shoot slugs out of an over and under?
I have shot slugs out of all my smooth bore shotguns. Semiautos, pumps, side x sides, and over and unders. YES you can shoot slugs out of an over & under but use cylinder or improved cylinder choke tubes for best results using a smooth bore and rifled slugs.
Which is better a rifle or a shotgun for slugs?
Rifled chokes are considerably less expensive than a rifled shotgun barrel, and a smooth-bore barrel paired with a rifled choke is often nearly as accurate as a rifled shotgun barrel dedicated for use with slugs. There are many options in selecting shotguns for use with slugs.
Can a rifled slug be shot through a smoothbore barrel?
Most rifled slugs in smoothbore barrels will give indifferent accuracy , perhaps only about 5–6 MOA but that’s still good enough for deer at 100 yards and bad guys at 125. As others have said a rifled slug is DESIGNED to be shot through a smooth bore.
What’s the difference between a sabot slug and Foster slug?
A modern variant between the Foster slug and the sabot slug is the wad slug. This is a type of shotgun slug designed to be fired through a smoothbore shotgun barrel.